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The School of Computing facilitates hands-on learning in the cutting-edge world of technology, robotics, and computers.

Programs incorporate opportunities for students to develop software and hardware for high-tech electronics and robotics.

The state-of-the-art embedded systems lab includes the most advanced test and measurement technology available.

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of computing professions, including information technology, project management, database administration, network administration, software development, and hardware development.

Southern's Computing graduates are in demand, with a job placement rate above 95 percent.

The five-year BS/MS dual degree offers a unique opportunity to get ahead in the industry.

Our graduates work at Google, Microsoft, NASA, Intel, Lockheed Martin, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, and have entered quality PhD programs.

Beyond the Classroom

Academic programs are complemented with practical learning experiences in the community and beyond.

Center for Innovation and Research in Computing

The campus' Center for Innovation and Research in Computing employs students for real-world research and development projects performed for businesses.

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Computing Club

Connect socially with other students interested in computers and gain practical experiences through club projects. Computer Club activities include robot building and community service events.

Alumni Voices

Alumni discuss how the Computing program at Southern prepared them for fulfilling jobs after graduation, and set them up for success in roles with high degrees of responsibility and influence in their organizations.


Main Office


Hickman Science Center, First Floor
P.O. Box 370 Collegedale, TN, 37315

Start your Computer Science career with us.


Rick Halterman


Scot Anderson


John Beckett


Willard Munger


Robert Ordonez

Associate Professor

Harvey Alférez

Professor and Director of the Center for Innovation and Research in Computing (CIRC)